FOUNDATION OF PERIOPERATIVE NURSING
Not currently offered
Credit points: 20
In this subject students will focus on the development of foundation knowledge and clinical skills that are essential to competent perioperative nursing practice. Students will examine a variety of issues related to perioperative nursing practice such as: the role of the perioperative nurse, legal issues, documentation, sterilisation, asepsis and instrumentation. The subject examines in detail the pathophysiology, procedural sequencing and equipment needs of a broad range of procedures in a variety of surgical specialties.
SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery
Subject Co-ordinatorAnn Kuypers
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Incompatible subjects NSG4APP, NSG4FPP
Special conditions Students must provide evidence of approved health facility access to a minimum of 140 hours of supervised clinical experience that is commensurate with being able to achieve the clinical competencies of this subject.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||ACORN standards for perioperative nursing||Recommended||Australian College of Operating Room Nurses 2010||ADELAIDE|
|Readings||Alexander's care of the patient in surgery||Recommended||Rothrock, J (ed.), 2010||14TH EDN, MOSBY, USA|
|Readings||Perioperative nursing||Recommended||Hamlin, L, Richardson-Tench, M and Davies, M (ed.) 2008||ELSEVIER, SYDNEY|
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